Outside Scholarships and Veterans Benefits

Outside Scholarships

Throughout the year, the financial aid office receives announcements from the legal community with scholarship opportunities. Below is the list of the current announcements. For more information on the individual scholarships, feel free to contact the agency directly.

Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California 2014 Scholarship

VABANC has historically recognized students who have demonstrated a commitment to serving the needs of the Vietnamese-American or Vietnamese community by awarding two scholarships of at least $1,000 each. The award amount may increase based on fundraising, and priority will be given to those who have demonstrated a commitment to serving the Vietnamese-American or Vietnamese community in Northern California and to those who will be using the scholarship award towards public interest or social justice work, either by pursuing post-graduate work or for a summer position. For more information, please see application.

Deadline: July 31, 2014

Vision Zero Auto Accident Prevention Scholarship

The Law Office of John J. Sheehan will be accepting applications for the Vision Zero Auto Accident Prevention Scholarship. This is a non-renewable award to prospective first and second year law students (class of 2017-18) with a clean driving record, a 3.0 GPA, and a Fall 2014 law school entry date. Additional criteria include superior academic performance, and an essay. For more information, please see the application.  

Award: $1,000

Deadline: July 31, 2014

Auto Accident Law Firm Survivor Scholarship

Appel Law Firm, LLP is a Bay Area personal injury and workers compensation firm. To be eligible for the scholarship an applicant needs to be in good academic standing, a U.S. citizen and submit a 1-3 page essay about how an auto accident affected their life. For more information, please see the application.

Award: $1,000

Deadline: July 31, 2014

Domestic Violence Law Firm Scholarship

Laubacher & Co., a Cleveland family law firm, will be awarding a scholarship to a current law student or a law student who has been accepted to attend school this fall. The applicants are required to write a short essay about how domestic violence has affected their life. For more information, please see the application.

Award:$1,000

Deadline: July 31, 2014

Nadrich & Cohen Civil Justice Scholarship Fund

For more information, please see the application.

Deadline: August 1, 2014

Luvera Law Firm 2014 Scholarship

For more information, please see the application.

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: August 10, 2014

Meinhart Smith & Manning PLLC Scholarship

For more infomation, please see the application.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: August 10, 2014

Ashley Rose Honorary Diabetes Law Student Scholarship Award

Katz & Phillips, P.A. is devoted to raising awareness and funds to help treat and cure type I diabetes. In recognition of the fact that diabetes often makes it more challenging to take on academic endeavors such as law school. This scholarship is designed to assist eligible students with type I diabetes with their law school tuition. For more information, please see the application.

Award: $1,000

Deadline: September 30, 2014

Katz & Phillips 2014 Single-Parent Scholarship

For more information, please see application.

Deadline: September 30, 2014

Katz & Phillips 2014 Law Scholarship for Veterans

For more information, please see application.

Deadline: September 30, 2014

2014 Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship

For more information, please see the application.

Deadline: September 30, 2014

Fisher & Talwar Legal Inspiration Scholarship

For more information, please see the application.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: December 1, 2014

Farzad Family Law Scholarship

Farzad Family Law, APC is proudly offering an annual scholarship to all law students. This scholarship is merit based and the winning applicant will receive funding towards their costs of education. for more information, please see the application.

Award: $3,000

Deadline: December 15, 2014

The Bridgat Scholarship Program

For more information, please see the application.

Deadline: December 31, 2014

Empowering Women In Law Scholarship

For more information, please see the application.

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: December 31, 2014

Levin and Zeiger, LLP Scholarship

For more information, please see the application.

Award: $1,000

Deadline: January 31, 2015

Writing Competitions

Students can also win monetary prizes and a chance to be published through various writing competitions. Check the writing competitions web page for a list of opportunities.

Veterans Benefits

All School of Law programs are approved for veterans' benefits. Eligible students should contact their regional V.A. office.

Contact:

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Phone: (619) 260-4570
Fax: (619) 260-2218

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